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UFC 239 Media Day Faceoffs: Watch Ben Askren & Jorge Masvidal Trade Verbal Jabs

UFC 239's media day took place today, and not surprisingly, the event featured some pretty intense faceoffs.

If you’ve followed the lead-up to UFC 239, you won’t be surprised to hear that Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren had a few things to say to each other, at today’s media day.

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As you can see by watching the video below, it looks like Masvidal wasn’t thrilled with Askren’s line of questioning. Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones also had to cope with an extremely intense stare from Thiago Santos, as did Michael Chiesa from Diego Sanchez.

It should be an interesting night. Here is the line-up for UFC 239, which will take place in Las Vegas.

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UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Thiago Santos

UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Holly Holm

Welterweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren

Light Heavyweight: Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold

Welterweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa

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Featherweight: Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen

Bantamweight: Marlon Vera vs. TBD

Strawweight: Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos

Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez vs. Yadong Song

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Middleweight: Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Jack Marshman

Welterweight: Ismail Naurdlev vs. Chance Rencountre

Female Bantamweight: Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad

 

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